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Product Code: Eleocharis vivipara Live Aquarium Plant (TC-Exotic)
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Eleocharis vivipara TC Live Aquarium Plant

Eleocharis vivipara TC Live Aquarium Plant

Eleocharis vivipara, also known as Hairgrass, is a popular choice for aquarists seeking a lush, green carpet effect in their aquariums. This tissue-cultured (TC) variant ensures a pest-free and algae-free start for your planted tank. With its fine, hair-like leaves, Eleocharis vivipara adds a soft, flowing aesthetic that enhances the natural beauty of any aquatic environment.


  • Type: Tissue Cultured (TC) Live Aquarium Plant
  • Common Name: Hairgrass
  • Scientific Name: Eleocharis vivipara
  • Origin: South America
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
  • Height: 10-40 cm
  • Light Requirement: Moderate to High
  • CO2 Requirement: Recommended for optimal growth
  • Placement: Foreground to Midground
  • Ideal Water Parameters:
    • Temperature: 20-28°C (68-82°F)
    • pH: 5.5-7.5
    • Hardness: Soft to Medium

Care Instructions:

  1. Planting:

    • Gently remove the plant from its tissue culture container and rinse off any remaining gel under running water.
    • Divide the plant into smaller portions and plant them evenly across the desired area using tweezers for precision.
    • Ensure the roots are adequately buried while keeping the leaves above the substrate.
  2. Lighting:

    • Provide moderate to high lighting for 8-10 hours per day to promote healthy growth and prevent algae formation.
    • Use LED or fluorescent lights designed for aquatic plants for best results.
  3. CO2 and Fertilization:

    • Supplementing with CO2 will enhance the plant’s growth rate and overall health.
    • Use a balanced liquid fertilizer or root tabs to provide essential nutrients.
  4. Maintenance:

    • Trim the leaves regularly to maintain the desired height and encourage denser growth.
    • Remove any decaying leaves promptly to maintain water quality and prevent algae growth.
  5. Water Conditions:

    • Keep the water clean and well-filtered, performing regular water changes (20-30% weekly) to maintain optimal conditions.
    • Monitor water parameters and adjust as needed to keep the plant healthy.


  • Adds a natural and aesthetic appeal to your aquarium.
  • Provides hiding spots and grazing areas for small fish and invertebrates.
  • Enhances water quality by absorbing nitrates and other nutrients.

Eleocharis vivipara TC Live Aquarium Plant pictures shown are of Submersed Grown Plants in Aquariums under Optimum Plant Growing Conditions. Eleocharis vivipara TC Live Aquarium Plant are grown in our farms in Immersed or Submersed Conditions depending on variety. Hence, Eleocharis vivipara TC Live Aquarium Plant Leaf Structures may vary from that shown in pictures. When Eleocharis vivipara TC Live Aquarium Plant are grown submersed in aquariums under Optimum Growing Conditions as required by the Plant (Light, Co2 and Nutrients) they will get the appearance as shown in pictures. You will get a packet is fully sealed without oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Eleocharis vivipara TC Live Aquarium Plant online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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